Tourism Management

Travel is among the top 10 industries in 49 states and D.C. in terms of employment.

Direct spending by resident and international travelers in the U.S. averaged $2.5 billion a day, $105.8 million an hour, $1.8 million a minute and $29,398 a second.

U.S. Travel Answer Sheet

Employment Opportunities

Convention & Visitors Bureaus Manager
Cruise Management
Destination Management or Marketing
Local Government
Outdoor and Adventure Travel
Tour Operations/Entrepreneurs
Tourist Information Center Manager
Travel Agent/Manager


Tourism Management Faculty:

Mark Gleason, Assistant Professor

Mark Gleason, Assistant Professor

International Tourism | Tourism Policy Issues

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Patty Janes, Associate Professor

Patty Janes, Associate Professor

Convention Sales & Service | Hospitality & Tourism Marketing

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Robert Robins, Affiliate Professor

Robert Robins, Affiliate Professor

Adventure Tourism | Food Production & Kitchen Management

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A. Scott Rood, Assistant Professor and Assistant Department Chair

A. Scott Rood, Assistant Professor and Assistant Department Chair

Hospitality Management (Capstone) | Tourism & Commercial Recreation Systems

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Michael Scantlebury, Associate Professor

Michael Scantlebury, Associate Professor

Hospitality and Tourism Research | Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism

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